Asus X542UQR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics10.5% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 90% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
SystemAsus X542UQR  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X542UQR
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 13:20
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8550U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Memory 83
1-Core 120
2-Core 236
84% 146 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 499
62% 462 Pts
64-Core 498
33% 498 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia 940MX
Asus(1043 142E) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.3086
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
10.5% Very poor
Lighting 13.5
Reflection 10.2
Parallax 11.1
11% 11.6 fps
MRender 10.4
Gravity 13.1
Splatting 8.74
6% 10.8 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 10.5%
Great: 11%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS541010B7E610 1TB
292GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03.01A03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 80 76 54 62 54 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
24% Poor
Read 17
Write 22.3
Mixed 28
SusWrite 65.2
24% 33.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.3
163% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 24%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata AO1P24HC8T1-BSFS 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
41.1% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11.1
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 12.2
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 75.1
53% 75.1 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 41%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical X542UQR Builds (Compare 195 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X542UQR

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